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be at peace

1. To feel an overall sense of happiness and contentment. I was at peace with the world as I stared down at my infant daughter's sweet face. I hate running, but Matt is at peace when he's jogging through the woods.
2. To not be in conflict. These warring factions will finally be at peace once the armistice is signed.
3. To be free of pain and suffering, as of one who has died. As much as I miss her, I'm glad that grandma is finally at peace after such a long illness.
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be at ˈpeace


1 not be fighting: In 1945 the western world was once again at peace.
2 be calm or quiet: He’s much more at peace with himself now than he used to be.
3 (of somebody who has recently died) no longer suffering: We have to comfort ourselves with the knowledge that she’s at peace now.
See also: peace
References in classic literature ?
I am at peace with Him and do not wish for a clergyman.
I am at peace, because he was loved by everyone,' Bernadette said.
I am at peace with everyone and would continue to work for the collective interest of all and sundry, not only in the PDP but also in the entire state'
So, I will take care of both and just make sure I am at peace with myself," Chauhan added.
I am at peace with that decision and do feel like I honoured my vows to the very end.
Now I am at peace knowing I can leave once my contract is over, and I am under no obligation to sign a new one.
I am at peace now mentally, if that makes sense, thinking about everything I've achieved in my career.
At peace " It is not because I doubt my housemaid, but I am at peace after I have installed the camera," she said.
The letter added that he was in a "dogmatically complicated situation here, but I am at peace with my belief.
At this moment I am at peace and filled with joy and gratitude.
I have given expression to the horses and I look calm and assured--a symbol of how I am at peace with my creative side".
If I have the negatives or the film roll I am at peace.
Although I am gutted, I am at peace because I know I have done everything in my control and it is the right decision.
Although I am gutted I am at peace because I know I have done everything I can in my control and it is the right decision" he wrote on his blog.